And on Saturday, America Ferrera made an appearance at the Human Rights Campaign Gala dinner in Downtown LA.
In her honour: On Saturday, America Ferrera, 32, made an appearance at the Human Rights Campaign Gala dinner in Downtown LA.
America wore a printed, modest gown that featured a spaghetti strap neckline.
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants star accessorized in red, choosing the colour for her pumps, clutch, and her Sylva & Cie earrings and ring.
The 32-year-old styled her curly locks in a pompadour and chose winged liner and a bold lip for make-up.
America was given the HRC's Ally for Equality Award, which was presented to her by Lena Dunham.
The outspoken Democrat took the stage to give a personal speech after receiving her trophy.
'We are all being called not only to resist dangerous ideals and dangerous people but to offer alternatives,' America said.
The Human Rights Campaign is an organization who's goal is to push and promote the LGBTQ causes.
The actress currently stars on NBC's Superstore and the animated series, Dragons: Race to the Edge.
In 2019, she will voice the character of Astrid in How to Train Your Dragon 3.